Riaz Samadhan

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Riaz Samadhan



 Name: Riaz Samadhan

Birth date: 4 – 11 - 1969 

Education: 1992 B F A, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai


Solo Exhibitions:

2015, Riaz Samadhan recent abstracts, Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

2011, 'The Diary of Riaz Samadhan', Museum Art Gallery, Mumbai

2009, 'Self Alienation: Celebration of Myopia II', presented by Art Heritage at Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi

2008, 'Self Alienation: Celebration of Myopia I', Museum Art Gallery, Mumbai

2007, ‘Impact of Commercialization on Emotional Life’, The Osmosis Gallery, Mumbai

2006, ‘Riaz Samadhan recent works’, Museum Art Gallery, Mumbai

2004, ‘Journey to Zero’, Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai

2002, ‘Beginning’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015, International Watercolour Society exhibition at Fabriano, Italy

2013, Mumbai vibe, an installation for  BMW Guggenheim Lab, Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai

2010, 'Who Has Seen Gandhi?', curated by Rahul Bhattacharya Tangerine Art Space , Bangalore

2009, 'Peripheries of the Whereabouts', Tangerine Art Space, Bangalore

2009, 'New Perspectives of India', Avanthay Contemporary, Zurich, Swizerland

2008, ‘See You Again’, Osmosis Gallery And  Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai

2007, ‘Thought And Being’, Osmosis Gallery, Mumbai

2007, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi

2007, ‘Young Faces In Indian Contemporary Art’, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata

1997, ‘Harmony Show’, Nehru Centre, Mumbai

1998, ‘Harmony Show’, Nehru Centre, Mumbai


2017, Florence Biennale, Italy

2016, Santorini Biennale, Greece

2013, Palette, charity auction for Edelgive Foundation

2012, Mumbai artists paint for Jehangir art gallery for the Celebration of Diamond Jubilee

2008, Presentation and talk at Art Expo India, World Trade Centre, Mumbai.

2007, RPG annual camp.

2007, Onida Art camp.

Honours and Awards:

2002, Bombay Art Society Award, Mumbai

2001, Bombay Art Society Award, Mumbai

2002, Art Society Award, Mumbai

1992, Outstanding Work Award, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai

1992,  Maharashtra State Award

1987, Maharashtra State Award



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